Leaks within the tech world typically become true and the Sonos Roam could be added to the record. The audio firm identified for its multi-room audio system is touting the Roam as the most effective ultra-portable speaker ever made.
Following on from the Transfer, the primary transportable Sonos speaker with Bluetooth, the Roam takes issues to the subsequent stage with a dramatically extra compact and travel-friendly design. Now the agency is actually taking up rivals in a wider market together with Sony, Bose and UE.
Though the Roam can be utilized as a standard multi-room speaker within the dwelling, it is no marvel that Sonos is advertising and marketing it as a tool for use wherever you go. It’s 1/sixth the scale of Sonos Transfer and weighs lower than 500g.
“We constructed Roam to offer clients a approach to deliver the Sonos expertise with them wherever they go,” stated Patrick Spence, Sonos CEO. “It is not solely our smartest and most versatile speaker, it is also our most inexpensive. Roam supplies the chance for thousands and thousands of recent clients to get began with Sonos.”
The Roam has each Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity and can routinely change between the 2 while you transfer the speaker. It additionally, for the primary time on a Sonos speaker, helps Auto Trueplay tuning on Bluetooth.
That is nice information for a speaker than can be utilized in any location and in both vertical or horizontal orientations. A brand new characteristic referred to as Sound Swap means you possibly can group or transfer the audio to the closest Sonos speaker by holding play.
Like many different Sonos audio system, the Roam incorporates far-field mics so you should use voice management with both Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant.
The design of the Roam shouldn’t be solely compact however sturdy, too, with an IP67 score making it totally mud and waterproof. It presents as much as 10 hours of playback and helps Qi wi-fi charging. The Sonos magnetic charging base can be bought individually.
The speaker will go on sale 20 April priced at £159 or US$159. Discover out extra particulars on the Sonos Roam.